Callinex Announces $5M Private Placement with Affiliates of the Sprott Group


Vancouver, British ColumbiaOctober 25, 2016Callinex Mines Inc. (the “Company” or “Callinex”) (TSX-V: CNX; OTCQX: CLLXF) is pleased to announce that it has signed a term sheet with Sprott Private Wealth LP and one of its affiliates (collectively, “Sprott”), as finders, to complete a $5.0 million non-brokered private placement (the “Offering”). The Company anticipates that a fund managed by Rick Rule, President and CEO of Resource Capital Investment Corp., an affiliate of Sprott, will be a direct subscriber in the private placement.  The proceeds of the Offering will be used to fund the Company’s new zinc and gold rich VMS discovery where drill hole 284-3-93-DPN intersected 10.3m grading 13.1% Zn Eq. containing 6.0% Zn, 1.8 g/t Au, 60.4 g/t Ag, 0.7% Cu and 0.4% Pb near Flin Flon, Manitoba (See News Release Dated October 18, 2016) and for general working capital.

Max Porterfield, President and CEO, stated, “We are pleased that Sprott recognizes the potential for our new discovery at the Pine Bay Project, located near existing infrastructure in Flin Flon, Manitoba. Furthermore, we believe the addition and support of Sprott will be a significant value-driver for our existing shareholder base as we proceed with ongoing exploration.”

It is anticipated that there is significantly more demand than will be available under the terms of the Offering.  The Offering will consist of 8,000,000 non-flow through units (the “Units”) at a price of $0.50 per Unit and 1,820,000 flow-through shares (“FT Shares”) at a price of $0.55 per share. The Units will consist of one common share and one-half common share purchase warrant, each warrant exercisable at a price of $0.75 for a period of three years, subject to an early acceleration provision if shares trade above $1.00 for 15 consecutive days.

All securities issued under the Offering will be subject to a four-month hold period from the date of completion.  It is expected that the Offering will be completed on or before November 22, 2016 and a 6% finder’s fee of gross proceeds will be paid.

About Callinex Mines Inc.

Callinex Mines Inc. is focused on discovering and developing zinc and copper rich mines within prolific Canadian VMS mining jurisdictions. The Company is actively exploring its Pine Bay Project, located in the Flin Flon mining district of Manitoba, which hosts significant historic VMS deposits that are within close proximity to a processing facility. The larger project portfolio hosts three significant zinc rich mineral resources including the Point Leamington, Nash Creek and Superjack Projects located in Eastern Canada.

For additional information, please contact:

Callinex Mines Inc.
Max Porterfield, President and Chief Executive Officer
Phone: (604) 605-0885

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of any of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, including any of the securities in the United States of America. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 (the “1933 Act”) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for account or benefit of, U.S. Persons (as defined in Regulation S under the 1933 Act) unless registered under the 1933 Act and applicable state securities laws, or an exemption from such registration requirements is available.

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 Some statements in this news release contain forward-looking information. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to future expenditures. These statements address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the statements. Such factors include, among others, the ability to complete contemplated work programs and the timing and amount of expenditures. Except as required under applicable securities laws, Callinex does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking statement.